вестись

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

вести́ (vestí) +‎ -сь (-sʹ)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vʲɪˈsʲtʲisʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

вести́сь (vestísʹimpf (perfective повести́сь)

  1. passive of вести́ (vestí)
  2. to be in progress, to be underway
    Веду́тся иссле́дования с це́лью созда́ния но́вой тео́рииVedútsja isslédovanija s célʹju sozdánija nóvoj teóriiEfforts are underway toward the construction of a new theory
    Веду́тся перегово́ры о безви́зовом режи́ме.Vedútsja peregovóry o bezvízovom režíme.The visa-free talks are underway.
  3. (impersonal) to be conducted, be carried on, be observed
    Так уж у нас ведётсяTak už u nas vedjótsjaThat's a custom among us
  4. (colloquial) to yield, succumb, give in (to somebody's) lies, provocation, etc.
    Не веди́сь на его́ провока́ции.Ne vedísʹ na jevó provokácii.Don't give in to his provocations (i.e. "Don't be fooled by his provocations").

Conjugation[edit]

impersonal: